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ALGEBRA (SMT-271104)

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Course Description:

Learn or improve skills in basic algebra concepts and problem-solving techniques. Study relationships, models, and theories that can be expressed quantitatively -- often in algebraic form. Understand quantitative arguments and methods such as those used in the social sciences, business, and other areas; learn to use algebraic symbols actively -- to formulate verbal problems in algebraic form, to manipulate algebraic expressions, and to solve algebraic equations.

Develop a solid basis for further study in mathematics, statistics, finance, science, and other quantitative areas. Facility with arithmetic of whole numbers, fractions, and decimals is assumed.

This course uses web-based software extensively.

This course fully meets the General Education requirement in Mathematics.

This online course is offered through the Center for Distance Learning. You can take this as an individual course or as part of an online degree program, with term starts in March, May, September, November and January. View current term offerings and all online courses. Click here to register for online courses.

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Liberal Study
Lower Level
Credits: 4
Meets General Education Requirement In: Mathematics-Full

Term(s) Offered (Subject to Change) : Spring 1. Spring 2. Summer. Fall 1. Fall 2.

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